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of Grosvenor Street Mills, Macclesfield, Cheshire. Telephone: Macclesfield 3194-5-6. Cables: "Neckwear Ltd., Macclesfield". London Office at 21 Lawrence Lane, EC2 and 16 Newton Street, Manchester.

1909 Company incorporated

1914 Addition to mill. [1]

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Quality Knitwear. Hosiery, Knitted Frocks, Suits, Jumpers, Scarves and Knitted Fabrics for Home and Export. (Textiles Section - Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand No. 150) [2]

By 1948 was a subsidiary of English Sewing Cotton Co[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Cheshire County Council Archive
  2. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 157; and p198
  3. The Times, Nov 15 1948